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Number the Stars

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Ten-year-old Annemarie Johansen and her best friend Ellen Rosen often think of life before the war. It's now 1943 and their life in Copenhagen is filled with school, food shortages, and the Nazi soldiers marching through town. When the Jews of Denmark are "relocated," Ellen moves in with the Johansens and pretends to be one of the family. Soon Annemarie is asked to go on a dangerous mission to save Ellen's life.
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Product details

  • 12-17
  • CD-Audio | 3 pages
  • 129 x 149 x 13mm | 113g
  • Listening Library
  • New York, NY, United States
  • English
  • Unabridged
  • Unabridged edition
  • 1400085551
  • 9781400085552
  • 368,296

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Ten-year-old Annemarie Johansen and her best friend Ellen Rosen often think of life before the war. It's now 1943 and their life in Copenhagen is filled with school, food shortages, and the Nazi soldiers marching through town. When the Jews of Denmark are "relocated," Ellen moves in with the Johansens and pretends to be one of the family. Soon Annemarie is asked to go on a dangerous mission to save Ellen's life.

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Review quote

"A story of Denmark and the Danish people, whose Resistance was so effective in saving their Jews."--School Library Journal, Starred
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About Lois Lowry

LOIS LOWRY is the author of the popular Anastasia Krupnik books and was the recipient of the Newbery Medal for Number the Stars and for The Giver. She lives in Cambridge, MA.
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507,618 ratings
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2 3% (17,377)
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